Solgar has been over 65 years developing, manufacturing and commercialising a great variety of nutritional supplements from herbal extracts.
Ever since it was founded in 1947, Solgar develops its products from the latest scientific advances with the purpose of improving consumers nutrition and health. The company works with a recognised team of biochemists, nutritionists and researchers, lead by the nutritionist Dr. Richard Passwater. All his formulas are based 100% on nutrition science and the latest technologies.
“Our quality standards are the most demanding. They are over the required by law. We apply this intentionally because we believe it’s the right way. This is what we call Responsible Nutrition.”
Type of products
Solgar offers a wide variety of food supplements to meet all the consumers needs (nutrition and lifestyle). Mostly of the products are sugar-free, without salt, starch, bread, corn, soy, wheat, gluten, dairy products, preservatives or artificial colourings or flavourings. Besides not using GMO’s, they meet Kosher and Halal requirements and are organic, and suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
They’re developed from sylvestre plants, carefully selected and grown in special farms. They go through a very strict quality control processes, previously established in their microbiology lab, where products are conveniently assessed.
Solgar offers several product lines:
SOLGAR - GOLD SPECIFICS (GS): A Premium product line, based on cutting edge research and technology. Gold Specifics™’s formulas are revolutionary as they include synergistic blends like vitamins, chelated minerals, free form amino acids, phytonutrients and antioxidants, and standardised herbal extracts. It’s ingredients are found in optimal amounts for an excellent result and absorption.
SOLGAR - STANDARISED FULL POTENCY (SFP): These products include the naturally present elements in the whole plant. The standardised extract produced is mixed over the base of the plant, making possible an effective dose of active ingredients. They make possible a better dosage control. They include a special blend of antioxidants (natural vitamin E, beta-carotene and other carotenoids, rosemary and vitamin C), called System Phyt02XR that avoid active components oxidation.
SOLGAR - FULL POTENCY (FP): Includes the solid extract of the entire plant to increase the product power, providing a traditional herbal extract with the maximum purity that contains all the benefits in its most natural form.
SOLGAR - VITAMINS and MINERALS: Its vitamins are 100% natural and are present in the formulas specially designed to meet the daily nutrient needs. Minerals can be chelated organic or inorganic. Chelated products of Solgar have patented amino acid chelates, obtained through the Albion procedure.
SOLGAR - PROBIOTICS: Meticulous quality criteria. Solgar only uses strains that meet the authenticity and survival criteria. It also includes a carbohydrate matrix around every microorganism to ensure survival in the hostile environment on the stomach.
Solgar top products: 5-HTP, Omnium, Omega-3 Fish Oil and Fórmula VM 75.
As we have previously mentioned, Solgar has its own quality lab in which a qualified technical team work thoroughly on every product. All products have Solgar quality guarantee.
They meet all the pharmaceutical industry criteria regarding equipment, procedures and quality control.
Purified water and special facilities with air filtration systems to minimize environmental damage. 100% recycling green glass to protect products from heat, light and humidity. To top it off, Solgar will never try its products on animals.